The Aspen Institute http://aspenpublicradio.org en The Past, Present and Future of Humor http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/past-present-and-future-humor <p>“The Past, Present and Future of Humor” with Robert Mankoff, the cartoon editor for the New Yorker.</p><p>More than 950 of his cartoons have been published in the magazine including their best-selling cartoon (captioned "No, Thursday's out. How about never – is never good for you?"). The line also serves as the title to his newest book, a memoir released in March 2014. Mankoff wrote&nbsp;<em>The Naked Cartoonist: A New Way to Enhance Your Creativity</em>&nbsp;(2002) and edited&nbsp;<em>The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker</em>&nbsp;(Black Dog Leventhal), the best-selling coffee-table book featuring all 68,647 cartoons ever published in&nbsp;<em>The New Yorker </em>since its debut in 1925.</p><p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:22:51 +0000 Rob St. Mary 23108 at http://aspenpublicradio.org The Past, Present and Future of Humor Hurst Lecture Series – Reforming American Public Diplomacy: A Conversation with Richard Stengel, Und http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/hurst-lecture-series-reforming-american-public-diplomacy-conversation-richard-stengel-und <p>Hurst Lecture Series – Reforming American Public Diplomacy: A Conversation with Richard Stengel, Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs followed by a distinguished panel.</p><p>Richard Stengel will speak on his plans for the future of American public diplomacy followed by a panel discussion featuring former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; Dina Powell, President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation; and Alec Ross, former Senior Advisor for Innovation to Sec. Clinton; The panel will be moderated by Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:10:36 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22564 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Hurst Lecture Series – Reforming American Public Diplomacy: A Conversation with Richard Stengel, Und A Conversation with Democratic Governors http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/conversation-democratic-governors <p>McCloskey Speaker Series - A Conversation with Democratic Governors</p><p>Democratic governors will discuss how their priorities are making a difference and the challenges that lie ahead. Featured special guests include: Gov. Mark Dayton of Minnesota, Gov. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri, Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland, and Gov. Peter Shumlin of Vermont.</p><p>This event will be moderated by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:15:44 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22537 at http://aspenpublicradio.org A Conversation with Democratic Governors A Conversation with Republican Governors http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/conversation-republican-governors <p>McCloskey Speaker Series - A Conversation with Republican Governors</p><p>A panel of Republican governors will address the economy, how they are building skills for a 21st century workforce and share their ideas for improving their state’s education, tax and immigration policies.&nbsp; Featured special guests include: Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina, and Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin. The event will be moderated by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:08:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22098 at http://aspenpublicradio.org A Conversation with Republican Governors Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's S http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/hurst-lecture-series-well-defend-armys-role-defending-nation-against-todays-s <p>Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's Security and Fiscal Challenges</p><p>Featuring US Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. Gen. Odierno has also served as the Commander of United States Joint Forces Command, Commanding General of the United States Forces – Iraq and as Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he was the primary military advisor to Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Naval War College Distinguished Graduate Leadership Award. General Odierno will survey the foreboding global scene and explains how the Army can rise to meet the threats facing us, despite fewer troops and less money with moderator Wolf Blitzer, Host, “The Situation Room”, CNN.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:08:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22042 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's S